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Old August 3rd 06, 07:54 PM posted to rec.aquaria.tech
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Having recently found a suspected parasite on one of my goldfish in an
aquarium, and treated with methalyn blue, the parasite? came off and left a
scar on the fish we have caught the parasite it was swimming about in the
water quite freely. It is a green mottled colour about 5mm in diameter and
0.5mm thick and appears to have many legs and swims with a pulsating
movement flipping over occasionally.. Has anyone any idea what this might be
please , I have searched the internet and books and cant come up with
anything that looks remotely like it.
Anyone have any ideas to what this might be.
John Foster


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